Luciana Teresa Young, MD

Luciana Teresa Young, MD


  • Children's Title: Director, Echocardiography Laboratory
  • Academic Title: Professor, Pediatrics
  • On Staff Since: October 2016
  • Biography

    Director, Echocardiography Laboratory - Seattle Children's Hospital
    Co-Director, Turner Syndrome Clinic - Seattle Children's Hospital
    Professional Advisory Board Member, Marfan Foundation
    Board Director, Inteleos

    Dr. Luciana Young, MD, FASE, FAHA, FACC is a Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is the Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory at Seattle Children's Hospital and has coauthored nearly 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, many of which focus on imaging and Marfan syndrome. Dr. Young is a member of the Professional Advisory Board for the Marfan Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates to improve quality of life and improve long-term outcomes for individuals with genetically triggered aortic conditions including Marfan, Loeys-Dietz, and Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndromes.

    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatric Cardiology


    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI


    Baylor College of Medicine Pediatrics GME, Houston, TX


    Baylor College of Medicine-Pediatric Cardiology Fe, Houston, TX

    Clinical Interests

    Cardiac Genetics - Marfan syndrome and other related connective tissue disorders.
    Turner syndrome.
    Fetal echocardiography and prenatal detection of congenital heart disease.

    Research Description
    Marfan syndrome and related sleep disorders.
    Research Focus Area

    Fetal echocardiography, Marfan syndrome, Non-invasive imaging

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